Nora Burba Trulsson

Contributing Writer, Via

Freelance writer Nora Burba Trulsson lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, and covers travel, food, lifestyle, people, and design for Via, Sunset, Modern Luxury Scottsdale, Valley Guide, Houzz, and other publications and outlets.

(Photo credit: Carl Schultz)


the exterior of Taliesin West and surrounding landscape in Scottsdale, Arizona

What to Do and See in Scottsdale, Arizona

There's more to the city in spring than baseball.
Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona, Arizona, with blue sky in the background

Best of Arizona Architecture

A field guide to the architectural masterpieces inspired by Arizona's otherworldly landscape.
snowshoers leave tracks across white powder on a sunny day at Arizona Nordic Village in Flagstaff.

Winter in Flagstaff, Arizona

In winter, the northern Arizona town—known for glorious art and good food—adds snow play to the mix.
saguaro cactus on camelback mountain looks over phoenix, arizona, picture

Must-Visit Spots and Hidden Gems in Phoenix

A guide to the Valley of the Sun's greatest hits and other hot spots, ripe for discovery.
organ pipes rise up in the background of the scenic landscape at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix Turns 80

What began as a modest collection of desert specimens has bloomed into a Phoenix gem.
festive decor lines a sidewalk near Bragg's Pie Factory in Phoenix, Arizona, picture

A Weekend in Downtown Phoenix

Once sleepy downtown Phoenix has been re-energized with lively restaurants and a quirky art scene.